Lynn S. Model, MD, MS

Medical Director, Pediatric Trauma

Maimonides Physician


Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Trauma Surgery, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine


English, Spanish

About Me

Dr. Model practices general pediatric surgery and surgical oncology. She treats newborns, infants and children with a range of conditions spanning from the newborn period through young adulthood. She has extensive experience in neonatal surgery, endocrine surgery, minimally invasive surgery, surgical correction of congenital anomalies/prenatal consultation, chest wall deformities (including pectus excavatum/carinatum), hepatobiliary surgery, gall bladder removal, splenectomy, colorectal surgery, endoscopy, thoracic surgery, Hirschsprung's disease, gastrointestinal surgery, and trauma surgery. She has published peer-reviewed articles in the pediatric surgery and vascular biology literature. Special Interests: Pediatric trauma and critical care, injury prevention, minimally invasive surgery for infants and children including robotic surgery, oncology and gastrointestinal surgery for infants and children

Areas of Expertise

  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Cancer Care
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Pediatric Trauma Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Neonatal Intestinal Anomalies:Abdominal Wall Defects
  • Imperforate Anus
  • Pediatric Tumors
  • Appendicitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Hernias & Hydroceles
  • Pediatric Lung & Mediastinal Disorders
  • Branchial Cleft Anomalies
  • Chest Wall Deformities


  • Minimally Invasive Surgery, Pediatric Trauma Surgery, Pediatric Robotic Surgery, Prenatal Consultations


Medical Degree

Tulane University


Yale New Haven Hospital


Yale New Haven Hospital


McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Lurie Children's Hospital, Miami Children's Hospital


Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Pediatric Surgery


  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Centers Plan
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • Fidelis
  • HealthFirst
  • Hotel Trades
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford
  • RiverSpring Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare
  • WTC Health Program

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